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Egyptian gilded wood plaque of a striding god EGYPTIAN GILDED WOOD PLAQUE OF A STRIDING GOD

Wearing a Maat feather atop his tripartite wig, his right hand raised in blessing. He also wears a kilt.

Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 BC

H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.)

Ex collection of Edouard Louis Joseph, Baron Empain (1852-1929). Baron Empain was a wealthy Belgian engineer, entrepreneur, financier and industrialist, as well as an amateur Egyptologist.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 190.



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